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Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology

Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology

Jonathan Dancy

ISBN: 978-0-631-13622-4

Jan 1991, Wiley-Blackwell

272 pages

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$38.95

Description

Offers the student a well-organized presentation of material relating to scepticism, to various philosophical accounts of knowledge and justification, to theories of perception, and more.
Preface.

Introduction.

Part I: Knowledge:.

1. Scepticism.

2. Knowledge.

3. The Conditional Theory of Knowledge.

Part II: Justification:.

4. Foundationalism.

5. Foundationalism and Other Minds.

6. Empiricism and Theories of Meaning.

7. Holism and Indeterminacy.

8. Coherence Theories.

9. Coherence, Justification and Knowledge.

Part III: Forms of Knowledge:.

10. Theories of Perception.

11. Perception: A Choice of a Theory.

12. Memory.

13. Induction.

14. A Priori Knowledge.

15. Is Epistemology Possible?.

References.

Index.

"Offers the student a clear and well-organized presentation of material relating to scepticism, to various philosophical accounts of knowledge and justification, to theories of perception, and much more.... Dancy has written an ambitious book.... He gives both the student and the professional much to think about."
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